January comes with a flood of messages to set goals, make resolutions, establish new routines and, generally make some kind of change. It’s okay to ease into it.
It is both a blessing and a curse to find a great assistant. When the fit is right, it’s very easy to fall into a place of trust and for a client to relinquish total control to their VA. Many clients forget it’s still their business and they need to know how to manage it, especially when their VA is unavailable.
When you get clear on your needs, you can be honest with yourself, your budget and anyone who comes along to help.
I know how to work as a virtual assistant. What I didn’t know was how I worked as a client or a manager. There’s a learning curve to working with others.
Every day, business owners make difficult choices. It comes with the territory of creating something all our own. One of the biggest risks we take when our load becomes too big is to hire help.
For years as a virtual assistant, I’ve been telling business owners to hire support and hand off tasks that someone can do better, faster, or for less. It was time to walk my talk and follow my own advice.
Spring has sprung. It’s like I've come out of hibernation and can actually focus on my goals again. My mind is already reaching for new ideas, new opportunities, dreaming new dreams, but I still feel like slowing down. Can you relate?
Identifying the tolerations in your life and eliminating them can reduce overwhelm and anxiety, give you more energy, create a sense of calm, and un-clutter our mental space.
It’s a common war we wage when we try to change our habits and do something different. So how do we keep at something we know we want even when we fight ourselves?
Everywhere I look people are talking about goal setting and setting resolutions. I’m exhausted just reading about it. Chalk it up to getting older, but my stamina isn’t what it once was. I did something different for myself this year.